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Discovering the Word of Wisdom: We are Not Very Different from the Early Saints! By Jane Birch

I find the history of the Word of Wisdom interesting in light of the parallels between (1) how the early Saints viewed the Word of Wisdom prohibitions before they were mandated, and (2) how the Saints today view the rest of counsel in D&C 89, which is lik

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